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Assessment Criteria


Criteria for Assessing Acquisition of Collection:

  • Scientific significance
  • Impact on human life
  • Representativeness as milestones in development
  • Representativeness as organisms or specimens in nature
  • Authenticity
  • Physical condition
  • Durability
  • Rarity
  • Attractiveness of display
  • Price
  • Recurrent maintenance cost

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Criteria for Assessing Exhibitions

  • Scientific merits
  • Education value
  • Effectiveness of presentation
  • Attractiveness of exhibits
  • Visitor attendance
  • Cost

Criteria for Assessing Public Programme Proposals

  • The idea, originality, scientific value, popularity, feasibility and educational value of the programme, as well as reasonableness of the budget
  • Academic standard of past programmes and experience of applicant in organizing programmes of similar nature
  • The applicant's ability to communicate with the public and organize the proposed event



Last Modified: 16-07-2020

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